Capital, LLC is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm
primarily invests in the fixed income and hedging markets. It seeks
to invest in distressed assets and high-yield fixed income
securities. River Birch Capital, LLC is based in New York, New
- Co-Founder and Partner
Mr. Alex Kirk
is a Co-Founder and Partner at River Birch Capital, LLC. He served
as Global Head of Principal Investing of Lehman Brothers Holdings
Inc. Mr. Kirk served as Global Head of Principal Investing at Lehman
Brothers Inc., since June 2008. He served as Co-Chief Operating
Officer for the fixed income division of Lehman Brothers Holdings
Inc. until 2007 and served as its Head of Global Credit Products
from 2006 to 2008. He joined Lehman in 1994. Prior to 2006, ... his
positions included Global Head of High Yield and Leveraged Loans and
Global Head of Distressed. He served as Chairman of the High Yield
Commitment Committee and a member of the Foundation Board. Prior to
joining Lehman Brothers, he served as Managing Director at Kidder
Peabody. Mr. Kirk earned a B.A. degree in Economics from Trinity
Hedlund - Co-Founder and Partner
Mr. Robert G.
Hedlund III is a Co-Founder and Partner at River Birch Capital, LLC.
Previously, he was Managing Director at Lehman Brothers where he
worked for over 18 years. He served on the Transaction Approval
Committees for high yield bonds, leveraged loans, bridge loans and
certain of Lehman's principal investment activities. Mr. Hedlund
also held the positions of Head of High Yield Bond and Leveraged
Loan Capital Markets and Head of High Yield Capital Markets. He ...
was in Lehman Brothers' Merchant Banking Group from 1986 to 1990. He
has studied at Princeton where he was a member of the Lightweight
Varsity Crew team, achieving All-Ivy League First Team honors in
1985 and 1986 and acting as co-captain of the 1986 NCAA National
Championship winning varsity eight. Mr. Hedlund received his
undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1986 and his
M.B.A. from Dartmouth College's Amos Tuck School in 1992, where he
was an Amos Tuck Scholar with highest distinction.
Ballentine - Co-Founder and Partner
Ballentine is a Co-Founder and Partner at River Birch Capital, LLC.
He served as Chief Executive of Australian business of Lehman
Brothers Inc. since December, 2007. Mr. Ballentine served as head of
risk strategy for the fixed income division and has also headed the
global structured credit business of Lehman Brothers Inc.
Previously, he served as Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, where
he worked in various roles for 20 years, primarily in fixed income
related businesses. He began his tenure at Lehman Brothers in 1986.
Mr. Ballentine graduated with a B.A. degree from the University of
Virginia and earned an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Mr. Bart McDade